HH 339 - Fast Track Patient Care Technician Skills

HH 339 Patient Care Technician Skills

001 M/T/W/Th May 5, 2021 to July 28, 2021

 40 sessions; 10 weeks

 This 210-hour program provides the with skills necessary to work in acute care facilities (hospitals), urgent care centers, dialysis units and ambulatory care settings. Coursework includes: Medical Terminology, HIPPAA regulations EKG and Phlebotomy skills, advanced patient care skills with laboratory, emergency response including American Heart Association Adult First Aid and Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) certification. All participants will be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) examination for Patient Care Technician/Associate after completion of BOTH required modules for the Patient Care Technician program. Certification examination fee is included.

Prerequisites: HS diploma or GED. HH 772 Certified Nursing Assistant course OR Proof of NJ State Certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant.Hepatitis B immunization required prior to the phlebotomy skills session.

Need financial assistance?  This program is approved for the Sallie Mae Student Loan program for most Health Professions non-credit continuing education programs at Bergen Community College.  For more information please visit the website:  www.salliemae.com


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